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ESKD

Psychiatric Illnesses Prevalent In Hospitalized Patients With ESKD

A recently published study found psychiatric illnesses, common among patients with ESKD hospitalized; within their first year of dialysis treatment, were associated with higher patient mortality after discharge. “The presence of depression or anxiety associated with lower quality; of life in adult and pediatric kidney disease patients,” Paul L. Kimmel, MD,of the National Institute of…

Augmented reality glasses

Augmented Reality Glasses May Help People With Low Vision Better

Nearly one in 30 Americans over the age of 40 experience low vision significant visual impairment that can not; be corrected with glasses, contact lenses, medication or surgery. However, in a new study of patients with retinitis pigmentosa; an inherited degenerative eye disease that results in poor vision, Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers…

Medical genetics

New Element RNA Sequencing Data To Its Robust Study Of Parkinson’s Disease

The researches find that the RNA sequencing involves analyzing blood samples to understand how genetic scripts are expressed in various biological processes, including disease states. By looking at changes in RNA over time in patients who develop Parkinson’s; researchers hope to identify some of the earliest hallmarks of the disease that may appear even before…

Workshop Conducting For Orthodontists From Nepal

Workshop Conducting For Orthodontists From Nepal

A study workshop conducting for orthodontists from Nepal on treating cleft anomaly; which showing more than 100 orthodontists from across the country and Nepal attending the training. The workshop emphasising the need for interdisciplinary care; and providing the delegates with a complete treatment template starting from antenatal counselling; through adulthood and extending beyond marriage in…

Radiation therapy

Researchers Develop Model To Personalize Radiation Therapy

A personalized approach to cancer treatment has become more common over the last several decades, with numerous targeted drugs approved to treat particular tumor types with specific mutations or patterns. However, this same personalized strategy has not translated to radiation therapy, and a one-size-fits-all approach for most patients is still common practice. Moffitt Cancer Center…

Treatment For Sexual And Domestic Violence Offenders Does Work

Psychological Programmes For Sexual And Domestic Violence

A meta-analysis was conduct to examine whether specialize psychological offense treatments were with reductions in offense specific and non-offense specific recidivism. Staff and treatment program moderators were also explore. The review examined 68 studies and 55,604 individuals who had offend. Three specialized treatments were examine: sexual offense, domestic violence, and general violence programs Sexual and…

Cochlear Implantation

Risk Of Hearing Loss Improves With Cochlear Implantation

Even though American veterans are at high risk for the type of hearing loss that may be improve with cochlear implants; many of them live hours from a VA facility that provides cochlear implant services, a U.S. study suggests. Cochlear implantation are the best treatment available for moderate to severe sensorineural hearing loss the type of…

Prostate Cancer

Oral Prostate Cancer Therapies Increase Mortality Risk For Men

Abiraterone acetate and enzalutamide appeared to increase the risk for death among older men; with advanced prostate cancer and pre-existing cardiovascular conditions; according to results of a population-based retrospective study published in European Urology. “Most cancer therapies have side effects. It is important to evaluate whether the benefits of the drug outweigh its risks,” Grace…

Electrical signals

Brain Cells Can Be Classified Based On Electrical Signals

The advance offers brain researchers the chance to better understand; how different kinds of neurons are contributing to behavior, perception and memory; and how they are malfunctioning in cases of psychiatric or neurological diseases. Neuroscientists have relied on a technique for reading out electrical signals of brain activity in live; behaving subjects that tells them…

Caregivers

Accumulation Of Sleep Loss Is Experienced By Caregivers

The researchers’ analysis of 35 studies with data from 3,268 caregivers “Sleep Duration and Sleep Quality in Caregivers of Patients; with Dementia” is published in JAMA Network Open, a publication of the American Medical Association. Informal caregiving for a person with dementia; is akin to adding a part-time but unpaid job to one’s life; with…

Sport Relate Concussions Are Recognized As Health Issue

Sport Relate Concussions Are Recognized As Health Issue

With schools starting back for the year, many young athletes are returning to sports and with that comes the possibility of injuries, including concussions. Sport relate concussions are often recognized as a health issue in football. However, athletes in nearly all sports are susceptible to these injuries; also research shows that young female athletes have…